What the Critical Backlash Against Midway Means for Cinema

What the Critical Backlash Against Midway Means for Cinema 2

Something strange is happening with the reception of Roland Emmerich’s new film Midway, a factual retelling of the events that led to the famous battle in the Pacific: most of the critics seem to hate it (scoring 42% on Rotten Tomatoes), while the audience loves it (scoring 92% on Rotten Tomatoes and topping the box office on its opening weekend).

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